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Heidenheim, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, 2014/09/23 - Voith Fuji Hydro, a joint venture company of Voith Hydro and Fuji Electric Co. based in Japan, has been awarded a contract to supply major electro-mechanical equipment for the Rajamandala Hydroelectric Power Project in Indonesia. FSE: VO2A
Voith has gained another success on the dynamic South East Asian hydropower market: Voith Fuji Hydro, a joint venture company of Voith Hydro and Fuji Electric Co. based in Japan, has been awarded a contract to supply major electro-mechanical equipment for the Rajamandala Hydroelectric Power Project in Indonesia.
The run-of-river hydropower plant will have a capacity of 46.6 MW and is located in the Rajamandala on Citarum basin, in the Cianjur Regency, West Java Province, Indonesia. The plant will be constructed and operated by PT. Rajamandala Electric Power (REP), an Indonesian IPP company being invested by PT. Indonesia Power of Indonesia and Kansai Electric Power of Japan. The electricity produced is going to be sold to PT. PLN of Indonesia for 30 years.
The main contractor to REP is Hyundai Engineering of Korea (HEC) being responsible for overall plant engineering and procurement. Voith Fuji will deliver a 46.6 MW Kaplan type Hydraulic turbine and generator under the contract signed with HEC.
The successful order intake is the result of the company’s good reputation in terms of top-level performance, reliable technology and rich tracking records as a member of the global Voith Hydro network, one of the world’s leading companies for hydropower equipment with local operating units on all major hydropower markets.
Voith Fuji Hydro, based in Kawasaki, has been providing hydropower equipment for Japan and Southeast Asian markets since 1997, and has provided a number of water turbines and generators with various power ranges - from bulb turbines installed at low head/high discharge sites to Pelton turbines at high head locations.
The Importance of Hydropower
Hydropower is the largest, oldest and also most reliable form of renewable energy generation. Worldwide it makes an indispensable contribution to stable power supplies and hence to economic and social development - both in industrial countries and in emerging markets. At the same time, hydropower significantly contributes to climate-protecting energy generation. Voith has been a leading supplier of this technology since the early beginning, and continuously develops it further.
Voith sets standards in the markets energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transportation & automotive. Founded in 1867, Voith employs more than 43,000 people, generates € 5.7 billion in sales, operates in about 50 countries around the world and is today one of the biggest family-owned companies in Europe.